Jun 13th, 2013

Some folks may have seen this video by now.  It more elegantly articulates the message I was telling my colleagues the other day. The conversation was sparked because we were seeing a lot of UX designers posting their responses to Apple’s new iOS7 design… the catch is, these design critics had never even used the platform first-hand before dispensing their commentary. These judgements were based on a series of static images or a polished video at best.  These kinds of public critiques are simply unfounded and quite frankly the very essence of mediocre armchair design.

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Nick Finck is a user experience professional who has dabbled in the web for over a decade. He specializes in information architecture, interaction design, usability and user research. Read more

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